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https://www.acacamps.org/blog/take-away-cooking-skills-camp

Take-Away Cooking Skills from Camp

Guest blog by Diana K. Rice Where did you learn to swim, read a map, or be part of a team? There’s a good chance it was at camp, right? We know that camp is not just a place for kids to...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/healthy-camp-study-update-ten-promising-practices-healthy-camp

Healthy Camp Study Update: Ten Promising Practices of a Healthy Camp

Since the outbreak of H1N1 during the summer of 2009, camps have been diligently updating their health and safety protocols and practices for the management of communicable diseases. By accessing and...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/current-challenges-camp-food-service

Current Challenges in Camp Food Service

Hesitation gave way to excitement as I unexpectedly grabbed the reigns of food service management, in the dripping, humid heat of a Texas summer camp season. Nine years had passed since I last served...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/facilitating-healthy-well-wise-camp-staff

Facilitating Healthy, Well, and Wise Camp Staff

Molly couldn’t wait until the end of the summer camp season, and even though there were only three weeks left, she was tempted to quit. She loved the idea of working at camp, especially the camp...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/big-eight-other-culinary-menaces-camper-society

The Big Eight . . . and Other Culinary Menaces to Camper Society

“The gluten-free cinnamon rolls are amazing!” Those emphatic words are emblazoned in my brain, stamped into my memory. As tears began to well in her eyes, Annalise, one of our counselors, looked...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/designing-your-programs-best-enhance-camp-experience

Designing Your Programs to Best Enhance the Camp Experience

Top Tips for Camps Intentionally select program activities that provide one or more of the youth-development supports (supportive relationships, safety, youth involvement, skill building)....

https://www.acacamps.org/link/us-department-agriculture-summer-food-service-program

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Summer Food Service Program

https://www.acacamps.org/article/campline/food-allergy-resources

Food Allergy Resources

According to Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE), up to 15 million people in the United States are affected by food allergies, including one in thirteen children. Reactions to food allergies...

https://www.acacamps.org/resources/year-round-education-children-youth

Year-Round Education of Children and Youth

American Camp Association Position and Resources Understand the importance of the connection with nature Children and Nature Create positive relationships...

https://www.acacamps.org/article/camping-magazine/kids-healthy-lifestyles-how-camps-can-help

Kids and Healthy Lifestyles: How Camps Can Help

Child Obesity: A National Public Health Problem As the child obesity epidemic rears its overweight head across the nation, affecting one in five children, camps can play a vital role in the rescue...